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Cowrie shell snuff box circa 1750 Francis Harrache London A George II Cowrie shell snuffbox with silver mounts, by Francis Harrache of London circa 1750, initialled {SC} .
Price: £745.00
China Trade snuff box A China Trade snuff box completely lined with tortoise shell , Canton circa 1840 by KHC. The maker's mark is located on the inside of the lid.
Price: £650.00
 Vesta case A patent vesta case with chained wick-holder and patent closure by H.W.Dee, London 1872 initialled FJ and inscribed AC and also stamped 'JENNER & KNEWSTUB, 33 ST JAMES'S ST & 66 JERMYN ST' and elsewhere 'PATENT CLASP'.
Price: £550.00
 Circular box

A circular box with enamelled decoration and impressed with a rose , circa 1680. Inside are a collection of toys, minute replicas of dining wares ─ 4 dinner plates, a salt cellar and two trefid spoons.
Price: £495.00

 Cardcase A heavy cased engine-turned cardcase with vacant cartouches by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1840.
Price: £495.00
 Cigar case A cigar-case with leather lining by Edward Smith, Birmingham 1856.
Price: £475.00
 Mother-of-pearl box A mother-of-pearl box with silver mounts and hinge, engraved on the lid and base with a complex cypher, circa 1730 .
Price: £450.00
 Snuff box A snuffbox formed of a nut, carved with hunting scene on rear and vacant shield- shaped cartouche with lion supporters on lid, perhaps Colonial circa 1825.
Price: £450.00
A George III snuff box Edinburgh circa 1800 Robert Gray Glasgow A George III rectangular snuff box with rounded corners. engraved borders and a gilt interior, assayed by Robert Gray (of Glasgow) in Edinburgh circa 1800, crested with an arm holding a broken lance .
Price: £425.00
 Snuff box An engine-turned snuff box, by John Shaw Birmingham 1814, initialled {JRL} and engraved with the date 1848 in small print.
Price: £425.00
Circular snuff box A circular box with engraved lid, by Lynchong of Canton circa 1810-1830 .
Price: £365.00
 OSP box A circular box with tortoise shell lid and base with hinged Old Sheffield Plate mount and applied scene with courting couple, chaperone and Cupid circa 1760 .
Price: sold
Silver box circa 1650 A circular box (3.5 cms diameter) with engraved body and lid, unmarked circa 1650 (probably North European) .
Shagreen covered toothpick box circa 1760 A black shagreen toothpick box with silver pinwork decoration and hinges, circa 1760 .
 Counter box A filigree counter box with enamel jack of clubs on green ground in lid unmarked circa 1790.
Price: £325.00
 Snuff box A ribbed snuff box, by Thomas Wilmore Birmingham 1800.
Price: £310.00
Double compartment snuff box A double-compartment snuff box with curved body, made by Joseph Willmore in Birmingham in 1806, initialled {JBP} .
Price: £295.00
 Snuff box

A curved snuff box with ribbed exterior, by John Reily London 1802, inscribed to the interior of the lid 'In Memory of James Kirton September 7th 1849'.
Price: £295.00

James Kirton (c.1793-1849) died on September 7th 1849 and was buried 6 days later at St. Marylebone Parish Church in London. He had lived at 1 Great Portland Street where he traded as a stationer and had 'a ruled accompt book warehouse'. On his death he left everything to his sister Elizabeth and, if she should predecease him, he willed that there should be 'an equal division... among my brothers and sisters without distinction or partiality and I hope we shall all meet in heaven.' It is interesting to note that he was not the first member of the Kirton family to be in the paper trade as in the 1660s the diary of Samuel Pepys refers to Joshua Kirton as 'my bookseller' who traded from St. Paul's Churchyard.

 Snuff box A ribbed snuff box, by RB (probably Roger Biggs) London 1801, initialled {CC} on the inside of the lid.
Price: £295.00
 Patch box A patch box with embossed image of Queen Anne, London circa 1720 by TK.
glass box with internal striker London 1855 Thomas Jenkinson A Victorian glass-bodied box with engine-turned silver lid, mount and striker (all hallmarked) by Thomas Jenkinson London 1855 (partial hallmarks on inner striker and lid), crested with an arrow between two wings.
Price: £275.00
 Match striker and ladies' snuff

:A small match-striker/ladies snuff by John Harris, London, 1853 engraved {ACP} beneath 2 crests, for PONSONBY and COOPER.
Price: £275.00

Charles Frederick Ashley Cooper Ponsonby (1815-1896) succeeded as 2nd Baron De Mauley in 1855.

 Counter box and counters box A silver box containing four counters (used for Hoyle's method of scoring in Whist), by Joseph Taylor of Birmingham circa 1800.
Price: £265.00
 Snuff box An engine-turned snuffbox inscribed on lid 'Presented to Mr Samuel Broadhurst' by Francis Clarke, Birmingham 1840.
Price: £250.00
 Patch box A patch box, the lid engraved with chequer board design, Birmingham 1814 by Cocks and Betteridge.
Price: £250.00
 Patch box A circular patchbox with chequerwork decoration by Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1805 fully marked in both base and lid.
Price: £240.00
 Patch box "A cast circular patchbox with German style engine-turned decoration circa 1750, with workman's mark in base and 2 minute and illegible import marks on base and lid, initialled {AH}.
Price: £220.00
China Trade snuff box A China Trade snuffbox, Canton circa 1830 by Wong Shing.
Price: £195.00
 Cachou box A China Trade cachou box with vacant cartouche and typical floral decoration by Khechong, Canton, 1840-70.
Price: £195.00
Pair of patch boxes An unmarked pair of silver patch-boxes, circa 1790, initialled {EH} and {JSH} and each engraved '1792' on the base.
Price: £195.00
Gilt copper box aventurine lid circa 1750 A George II circular gilt copper box with aventurine glass lid and die-struck base, circa 1750 .
Price: £185.00
 Match-striker box A small match-striker box decorated in the Aesthetic manner by John Hayes Taylor, Chester 1883.
 Filigree box A circular filigree box with two compartments, perhaps for counters of different denominations, circa 1800 probably made in Birmingham.
Price: £150.00
 Circular box An engraved circular box entirely in the Dutch manner by Hilliard and Thomasson, Birmingham 1869 engraved '22 June 1869'.
Price: £145.00
A 2-part German egg, geometrically engraved unmarked, circa 1740, probably German.
Price: £140.00
A beaded patch box 1896 Heath and Middleton A pill box with beaded borders, by Heath and Middleton London 1896 (also part marked on the lid).
Price: £125.00
 Snuff box A China Trade snuffbox by 'K' , Canton circa 1870.
Price: £125.00
 Snuff box A circular snuff or large patch box with tortoise-shell lid and base, both concave in shape, unmarked circa 1780, initialled SA.
Price: £125.00
A rounded rectangular vesta-case, plain but with shaped octagonal cartouches by William H. Sparrow, Birmingham 1909 .
Price: £75.00
 Small patchbox A very small metal patchbox decorated with Prince-of-Wales feathers and, on the reverse, stamped 'Prince of Wales's Box', mid-19th century.
Price: £52.00